Core Tenets Of The Trinity

Conducting Church Ceremonies in Extenuating Circumstances

The situation prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to reduce the risk of infection as expressed through physical distancing and other safety precautions has posed new challenges to the church, not only in regard to conducting religious services but also certain ceremonies of the church, such as the ordinances of baptism and communion,…

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“Spiritual Warfare” and “Deliverance Ministry” and Seventh-day Adventists: A Report of the Biblical Research Institute General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

During the past decade there has developed, particularly among charismatic Christian bodies in various places, a movement that has come to be known as “deliverance ministry” in which evil spirits—believed to control human beings who exhibit bizarre forms of human behavior—are “exorcised” or “cast out.”

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Death Penalty: An Opinion

Upon request the BRI Ethics Committee has issued an opinion on the question if capital punishment should be promoted in Adventist churches.

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James 2:24

James 2:14-26 has often been understood as a corrective to Paul’s one-sided emphasis on justification by faith alone. Fortunately most scholars today disagree with that assessment, as do I. In seeking to understand James’ argument we need to keep in mind the general context and purpose of his letter.

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Is Michael another name for Jesus?

The name Michael is used five times in the Bible to designate a celestial being (Dan. 10:13, 21; 12:1; Jude 9; Rev. 12:7). He is nowhere explicitly identified with Jesus, but some Christian writers have equated the two by carefully comparing the role played by Michael with that of Jesus.

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Third International Bible Conference Tour Book

The land of Israel (Eretz Yisrael) lies on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It extends for 260 miles (418 km) from north to south, and between 12 and 72 miles (19 and 115 km) from east to west. With 8,020 square miles (20,771 km2 ) it is about half the size of Switzerland.

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Modern Versions and the King James Version

Is the KJV to be favored above all other Bible translations?

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